Craig Sterk of Northwestern is this week’s GPAC/Hauff Mid-America Sports and NAIA national men’s basketball player-of-the-week.
Sterk, a junior from McBain, Michigan, netted a career-high 34 points and grabbed 13 rebounds, his fifth double-double of the season and ninth for his career, in a win over the No. 8 Mustangs. He also scored his 1,000th career point, reaching the milestone with his second basket of the game.
Sterk made 8-of-11 field goal attempts in assuring his team the win and the No.2 seed in the GPAC tournament.
Dordt forward Ashtyn Veerbeek is this week’s GPAC/Hauff Mid-America Sports women’s basketball player-of-the-week.
Veerbeek, a junior from Sioux Center, Iowa,r her 13th double-double of the season in a 33 point win over Briar Cliff. In addition, she added five assists and five blocked shots to her 13 point, 13 rebound effort.